Category: Roughing It News

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Wishing everyone a safe and spooky night. We would love to see pictures of all of campers dressed up in their costumes. Check out our blog post from Gus about how to deal with scary things on this fright night. Happy trick or treating!

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Happy New Years!

Happy New Year campers!  We hope you enjoyed your winter break and are having fun back in school! The New Years is a great time to reflect back on your past year and look forward to the new one. Making new years resolutions is one of our favorite parts of the

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Roughing It Camp Tours – November 5

Come see camp on November 5! Camp Tours are a perfect way to see camp, meet the Directors and ask any questions you may have about Roughing It. Check out our schedule of upcoming tour dates or schedule a personal tour at time that works for your family!  {{cta(‘4ff06d97-6652-4b18-a9c8-62f17ecce649’)}}

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#optoutside This Black Friday!

Looking for something to do on Black Friday?  We suggest you #optoutside and take your family outdoors for a hike at the Res.  Instead of shopping, get your whole family together, including  your Grandma and Grandpa, and go to the Lafayette Reservoir for a walk. All of the maple trees are turning bright

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Get Ready for Halloween with Roughing It!

Halloween is almost here! We can’t wait to see all of our campers dressed up and ready to go! Still don’t have your costume? Don’t fret! Check out some of the last minute costume ideas that our crafty campers have come up with – complete with accessories! Need a Halloween treat?

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Trick or Treat Street!

Come out on and join us tomorrow for some halloween fun at the Lafayette Trick or Treat Street! Roughing It will be handing out candy from 4-6pm, and we would love to see some of our camp friends there! For more info on the event, check out their website here.

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Res Run Fun!

This past weekend, Roughing It went out to support the Lafayette Res Run for Education! We had such a great time, and we loved getting to talk with members of our community. Counselors Tia and Meagan came out with us and led fun games and activities. If you’re looking for

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Join Us For The Lafayette Res Run!

This weekend Roughing It is excited to be at the Lafayette Res Run for Education! We will have a booth set up with fun games and prizes, and we would love for you all to come out and join us! We even have some surprise counselors coming back to help

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Roughing It Camp Tours – October 22 & November 5

Come see camp on October 22 or November 5! Camp Tours are a perfect way to see camp, meet the Directors and ask any questions you may have about Roughing It. Check out our schedule of upcoming tour dates or schedule a personal tour at time that works for your family! 

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Our Hearts Are With You

We know that many in our community have friends and family in the devastated areas. This is an incredibly difficult time for the Bay Area. Two summer camps, Clover Leaf Ranch and Camp Newman have suffered extensive damage due to the fires. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all

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Camp Updates for Summer 2018

Dear Camp Families, Welcome to our 46th Camp Season! While much has changed over the years, the Roughing It values are just as important today as we help children build the life skills needed to be happy, contributing citizens in the 21st century. Updates for Summer 2018 As we open

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